Russia confirms anti-satellite missile test, dismisses US concerns

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The United States branded the Russian test “dangerous and irresponsible,” but Moscow dismissed the suggestion.   Kabar Medsos – Russia confirmed Tuesday that it conducted a missile test targeting an old space satellite, but rejected accusations from the United States and allies that it risked endangering astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Moscow’s Ministry of Defense said in a statement that it had “successfully conducted a test” targeting a now-defunct Russian satellite that had been in orbit since 1982. The United States branded the test “dangerous and irresponsible,” but Russia…